Henry Moore OM, CH

Draped Seated Woman

1957–8, cast c.1958–63

In Tate Britain
Artist
Henry Moore OM, CH 1898–1986
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
Object: 2280 x 2300 x 1040 mm, 541 kg
Collection
Lent from a private collection 1989
On long term loan
Reference
L01444

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Two casts of this monumental female figure have been sited in public urban spaces: one in Wuppertal in Germany, another in the East End of London. London County Council’s policy of placing such work in deprived areas was part of a post-war revival of civil aspirations and social reform.

Gallery label, June 2003

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